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CONTENTS Issue #1019
COMMENT
We need to talk about the artificial womb
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
Game review: Niche
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We need to talk about the artificial womb
14 October 2019 - by Elizabeth Chloe Romanis
This week, researchers based at the University of Technology in Eindhoven announced they had received Horizon 2020 funding to build their artificial womb prototype... [Read More]
Tomato compound improves sperm quality
14 October 2019 - by Jen Willows
A new study has shown that sperm quality – but not quantity – may be improved by an antioxidant related to the red pigment in tomatoes... [Read More]
Rare genetic quirk twice as common as thought
14 October 2019 - by Laura Riggall
Inheriting two copies of a chromosome from a single parent is more common than previously thought, according to a new study... [Read More]
Artificial womb to be developed for premature babies
14 October 2019 - by Bethany Muller
A €2.9m grant has been awarded to a consortium in the Netherlands to fund the development of an artificial womb to support premature babies... [Read More]
Mini organs grown from tumours predict patient chemo response
14 October 2019 - by Dr Maria Botcharova
Structures grown from patient's tumour cells can help identify which patients will benefit from chemotherapy drugs, according to a new study... [Read More]
Post-traumatic stress disorder has genetic component
14 October 2019 - by Jennifer Frosch
Developing post-traumatic stress disorder following traumatic events has a strong genetic component, a new study shows... [Read More]
Genome-editing study raises hopes for 'curing' cervical cancer
14 October 2019 - by Bernie Owusu-Yaw
Australian researchers have successfully halted and eliminated cancer growth in tumour-bearing mice by injecting them with nanoparticles containing genome-editing machinery targeting cancer genes... [Read More]
Game review: Niche
7 October 2019 - by Francesca Sowerbutts
Niche is a genetics survival game where players evolve their own species to survive in testing environments... [Read More]

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